There are a few basic reasons to knit socks, and they have to do with the kind of knitter you are. First, there’s the product-oriented reason. Handknit socks are a work of wearable art. They’re comfortable,… read more… Originally posted to Hubpages as How to Knit a Sock. Click through for the whole article and […]
I met Gwendolyn Brooks briefly, when I was about 14 years old. I grew up in Evanston, Illinois, and I went to Evanston Township High School, where we had a very active and thriving creative writing club. Our club went on a field trip into Chicago where we attended a “write about artwork” workshop at […]
The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker has been given to me by well-meaning friends more than once, but I finally sat down to read it this month. This is not an easy book to read– at several points, I had to… read more… Originally posted to Hubpages as The Gift of Fear Book […]
So, you want to lose weight. You’re thinking about joining a gym and all the monthly fees, or the weekly meeting cost of Weight Watchers, and you think “I can do this without intervention,” and maybe you’re… read more… Originally posted to Hubpages as Online Tools for Losing Weight. Click through for the whole article […]
Trichotillomania is a compulsion to pull your hair or pick your skin, sometimes with the added complication of eating the pulled hair. Although the actual health dangers are few, except for those who eat… read more… Originally posted to Hubpages as Trichotillomania: Things That Help. Click through for the whole article and leave a comment.